Lawrence County, Illinois Population 2019

Lawrence County, Illinois's estimated population is 16,168 with a growth rate of -1.07% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Lawrence County, Illinois is the 67th largest county in Illinois.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201716,168-175-1.07%
201616,343-152-0.92%
201516,495-61-0.37%
201416,556-169-1.01%
201316,72520.01%
201216,723-175-1.04%
201116,898-42-0.25%
201016,9409686.06%
199015,972-1,835-10.30%
198017,8072851.63%
197017,522-1,018-5.49%
196018,540-1,999-9.73%
195020,539-536-2.54%
194021,075-810-3.70%
193021,8855052.36%
192021,380-1,281-5.65%
191022,6616,13837.15%
190016,5231,83012.45%
189014,6931,0307.54%
188013,6631,1309.02%
187012,5333,31936.02%
18609,2143,09350.53%
18506,121-971-13.69%
18407,0923,42493.35%
18303,6680.00%

Lawrence County, Illinois Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White14,396
Black or African American1,434
Two or More Races410
Some Other Race104
Asian62
American Indian and Alaska Native51

Lawrence County, Illinois Population Pyramid 2019

Lawrence County, Illinois Median Age

41.2


Total

39.2


Male

43


Female

Lawrence County, Illinois Adults

There are 13,321 adults, (2,789 of whom are seniors) in Lawrence County, Illinois.

Lawrence County, Illinois Age Dependency

56.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Lawrence County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

7,423

45.11%

Male

9,034

54.89%

Lawrence County, Illinois Households and Families

Lawrence County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Lawrence County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
All71.1%28.9%
Non Family65%35%
Male64.5%35.5%
Female51.3%48.7%

71.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,2712.2371.1
Married3,1572.880.5
Non Family2,0651.1265
Female7592.7451.3
Male2902.6164.5

2.69

Average Family Size

2.23

Average Household Size

5.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Lawrence County, Illinois Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6135.16%
9th to 12th Grade1,42712.00%
High School Graduate4,39936.99%
Some College2,50621.07%
Associates Degree1,57213.22%
Bachelors Degree1,0268.63%
Graduate Degree3482.93%

Lawrence County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White9,9728,7931,312
Black1,15859629
Hispanic5192448
Multiple Races1981604
Asian58555
Other Race579
Native American262116

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 94.83%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 61.54%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,197$40,181$26,941
Less Than High School$18,550$21,726$17,000
High School Grad$34,307$38,750$24,094
Some College$31,718$38,426$28,799
Bachelors Degree$37,321$58,250$30,976
Graduate Degree$50,852$50,417$51,016

$33,197

Average Earnings

$40,181

Average Male

$26,941

Average Female

Lawrence County, Illinois Language

Lawrence County, Illinois Language by Age

Lawrence County, Illinois Language

95.72% of Lawrence County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 4.28% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.26% of the population.

Lawrence County, Illinois Poverty

Lawrence County, Illinois Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White13,1771,97815.01%
Multiple38922357.33%
Hispanic2654717.74%
Native464189.13%
Other1042322.12%

16.35%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.58%

Male Poverty Rate

18.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Lawrence County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Illinois is Native, with 89.13% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Lawrence County, Illinois is White, with 15.01% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.63%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.34%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School24.40%
High School12.57%
Some College10.38%
Bachelors or Greater3.14%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed50.55%
Male Unemployed30.51%
Female Employed10.57%
Male Employed6.80%

Lawrence County, Illinois Income

Lawrence County, Illinois Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$44,504$56,936
Families$55,739$65,398
Married Families$67,689$
Non Families$29,974$35,015

Lawrence County, Illinois Marital Status

Lawrence County, Illinois Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.5%

Male Marriage Rate

52.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Lawrence County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

Lawrence County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Lawrence County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

Lawrence County, Illinois Veterans

1,044

Number of Veterans

927

Male Veterans

117

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam320
First Gulf War211
Korea169
Second Gulf War130
World War II69

Lawrence County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9808.55%
2 or More3513.41%
Black241.67%
Indian59.80%

Lawrence County, Illinois Veterans by Education

3.58%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.85%

Veteran Disability Rate

Lawrence County, Illinois Employment Status

49.4%

Labor Force Participation

46.7%

Employment Rate

5.4%

Unemployment Rate

Population of Cities in Lawrence County, Illinois

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Lawrenceville44184441230.52%
Sumner31743167-7-0.22%
Bridgeport18861770-116-6.15%
St. Francisville697652-45-6.46%
Russellville9489-5-5.32%
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990